PARTICIPANTS FROM 54 COUNTRIES TAKING PART IN ALGIERS INTERNAL QURAN RECITATION CONTEST

ALGIERS, The 15th Algiers International Contest of Noble Qur’an Recitation, Psalmody and Exegesis begins at the Algiers Exhibition Centre here Tuesday with participants from 53 countries, says the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Wakf.

A national contest to encourage Qur’an memorization among children under the age of 15 will be held in parallel with this 15th edition of the Algiers international contest, which will run until June 11.

Placed under the high patronage of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the international contest, launched in 2003, will bring together participants from Muslim countries and Muslim communities in western countries.

Many prizes will be awarded during the closing ceremony on the 27th day of the holy month of Ramadan.

Source: Nam News Network

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